The investigation continues today into the death of a Blackstone Valley Tech student whose body was found just off the Mass Pike in Grafton. The student has been identified as 17-year old Alexandra Valoras, an Engineering student in the class of 2019. State Police are... Read more.
“There’s a scratch right there,” said junior Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing student Ben Gardner of Upton as he inspected the sleek, charcoal grey Toyota Prius hybrid parked in the middle of the shop. “I could fix that easily if they’d let me.” Read more.
Another year of impressive performances came to a close in late June, when students from Blackstone Valley Tech captured a total of 11 medals in the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference Championships. Considered the Olympics of vocational technical... Read more.
In a first for both the school and the longstanding competition, a team of Manufacturing Technology students from Blackstone Valley Tech recently swept the top four prizes in the 18th Annual Notch Pipe Welding Challenge. Organized by Notch Mechanical Constructors and... Read more.
Congratulations to the Blackstone Valley Tech Leo Club on being named Club of the Year by the Massachusetts Lions District 33A. The BVT Leo Club earned the prestigious award in recognition of its outstanding service, loyalty, and dedication... Read more.
Blackstone Valley Tech's Dental Assisting students recently gathered to say "thank you" to the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS) for its generous donation of a dental examination chair valued by the MDS at roughly $10,000. Donations from private partners like the MDS... Read more.
Faced with significant cost-hikes in health insurance and pension obligations, the Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District initiated aggressive measures to decrease its proposed annual budget, including adoption of a new healthcare option, acquisition of... Read more.
A self-funded roof repair project at Blackstone Valley Tech has received both approval and praise from the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA). In its January 27 meeting, the MSBA approved Valley Tech's application for an Accelerated Repair Project to replace... Read more.
The annual Admissions Open House for parents, guardians, and prospective students will be held at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School on Wednesday, December 2, 2015, from 5:30-8:00 p.m. The evening is an opportunity to tour the campus at 65... Read more.
Renowned for its refinement of technology, facilities, and curriculum, Blackstone Valley Tech's commitment to continuous improvement has resulted in upgrades to the school's admissions policy and application process. Read more.
A new partnership was celebrated on Thursday, October 29, 2015, when Blackstone Valley Tech, Alternatives Unlimited, Inc., and Lowe's broke ground on a community construction project. The groundbreaking was held in Northbridge... Read more.
A new partnership was celebrated on Thursday, October 29, 2015, when Blackstone Valley Tech, Alternatives Unlimited, Inc., and Lowe's broke ground on a community construction project. The groundbreaking was held in Northbridge, Mass., on property owned by Alternatives... Read more.
Milford Selectmen have been informed by Blackstone Valley School Superintendent Dr. Mike Fitzpatrick of what he calls a significant increase on the town's enrollment for this year. He said the enrollment figures show the town has 173 students compared to 150 as of... Read more.
Blackstone Valley Tech's annual Aging Well Assessment Day is a production of the BVT Post-Secondary Practical Nursing program, which established the event as a way for its adult-learners to practice real-life application of their nursing skills and theory. Each year... Read more.
In partnership with Alternatives Unlimited, Inc., Blackstone Valley Tech will hold a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of renovations on the Alternatives campus. Utilizing a $25,000 award from the SkillsUSA/Lowe's 2015 Campus Improvement Grant Program and... Read more.
The admissions policy at Blackstone Valley Tech in Upton will change with the new group of students seeking acceptance to the popular school. About 900 students from the 13 towns in the district apply each year with about 300 accepted based on several specific... Read more.
Blackstone Valley Tech School in Upton once again today is the first day of school in the area to resume classes after the summer vacation. Superintendent Dr. Mike Fitzpatrick is beginning his 22nd year he said BVT has the state's longest school year calendar and the... Read more.
Freshmen at Blackstone Valley Tech in Upton report tomorrow for the annual barbecue for new students. Friday they have an orientation day and the first day of classes for all BVT students is Monday August 17th. ID badges are required for all students and staff... Read more.
Blackstone Valley Tech in Upton has been highlighted for it's excellence in a national report. The school is listed as a leading example of what it takes to prepare students for the demands of college and the 21st century. The report credits Valley Tech as a key player... Read more.
Students at Blackstone Valley Tech in Upton have the option to take four years of Spanish. Academic electives have been a major focus in recent years as part of the world language program. Over the past five years the program has introduced a placement exam for incoming... Read more.
The Nipmuc softball team picked up their 13th win of the season with a 11-4 win over Valley Tech on Tuesday. Warriors Star Kayla Peabody went 3-4 with a grand slam and 6 RBIs. Meghan Elliot added two hits and scored four runs for Nipmuc in the win... Read more.
DAYBREAK AUDIO - The deadline for new admissions to Blackstone Valley Tech in Upton is Friday. Usually there are about 800 applicants for 300 positions in the 13 town district. An open house in December drew 1000 prospective students to tour the school and learn about... Read more.
The Upton Police Department in partnership with the Upton Recreation Commission is excited to offer open recreation nights for local youths. This program will allow for recreation in Blackstone Valley Regional Technical High School's two gymnasiums and cafeteria... Read more.
An audit was done recently on the budget for Blackstone Valley Tech. The excess and deficiency account stands at $402, 476. Budget work for fiscal year 2016 is underway and financial figures will be shared with member communities sooner in the coming months than in... Read more.